Meaning of 凹

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  • Pinyin: āo
    English Definition: depressed; sunken; indented; concave; female (connector etc)
    Chinese Definition:
    Example Words:
    凹陷 āo xiàn to cave in; hollow; sunken; depressed
    凹凸 āo concave or convex; bumps and holes; uneven (surface); rugged
    凹版 āo bǎn intaglio printing plate (or a print made with it)
    凹镜 āo jìng concave mirror
    凹凸不平 āo píng uneven (surface); bumpy (road)
    More: 凹* | *凹 | *凹*
  • Pinyin:
    English Definition: variant of ; (used in names)
    Chinese Definition:
    Example Words:
    贾平凹 jiǎ píng Jia Pingwa (1952-), Chinese novelist
    More: 凹* | *凹 | *凹*
Example Sentences
The damage was very noticeable, but the driver never bothered to repair the dented side door.
A local tradition, which evidently exaggerates matters, says that two thousand horses and fifteen hundred men were buried in the hollow road of Ohain.
I concede that they may be hard to detect in the beginning, but like a concave bowl, with everything gathered together in the middle that you can only understand when you come out.
A blonde was driving home one night and got caught in the middle of a real bad hail storm. With hailstones as big as golf balls, her car got dented up pretty badly.
The disaster of the hollow road had decimated, but not discouraged them.